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  • Lions Have Their Own Day Main Cause for Mane Claws

    August 11, 2017 - Today is World Lion Day, and we can't think of a better way to spend it than raising critically needed funds for research-driven, field-tested strategies that will help save one of the most awe-inspiring species on Earth.

    Click to see how you can help.

  • Racing Extinction - the FilmThe Team Details the
    Dangers Facing Endangered Species

    May, 2017 - Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Oscar®-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of endangered species and mass extinction.

  • Border Wall Could Harm 10k SpeciesTrump’s Border Wall Could
    Impact an Astonishing 10,000 Species

    May 18, 2017- What do the bald eagle, robust cottontail, tiger salamander and Texas banded gecko have in common?

    Easy: They’re all among the 841 documented vertebrate species that would be affected by the border wall proposed by President Trump. Many of those species, experts warn, would risk extinction or face severe population impacts if the wall were built.

  • The Extinction Crisis is HereThe Extinction Crisis is Here
    How do We Keep from Feeling Overwhelmed?

    May 17, 2017- Elephants are being slaughtered for their ivory. A fungus is wiping out the world’s frogs. Ring-tailed lemurs have all but vanished into the illegal pet and meat trades. Creatures big and small are going extinct, and here in the United States the Endangered Species Act itself is constantly at risk of landing on the chopping block.

    It’s a bleak world in many ways — but is doom and gloom the only possible response?

    Quite frankly, no. As a jurnalist who has spent the past 10 years reporting on the extinction crisis, John Platt finds that the very people who are helping to save endangered species are often the ones who know the best reasons to stay optimistic.

  • Endangered Species Act ThreatenedGOP Wants to Change
    Endangered Species Act

    Jan. 17, 2017- Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools.

  • Swans: Get the Lead OutSearch And Rescue For
    Lead-Poisoned Swans

    Feb. 3, 2017,- When Martha Jordan arrived on scene, an elegant white bird with a black beak, a symbol of grace and beauty, lay draped across the tall grass at the edge of a lake. Jordan trudged through the marsh, scooped up its emaciated, 10-pound body and cradled the dead bird in her arms.

  • Endangered Ecuador Spider MonkeySave The Monkeys, Save
    The Trees, Sell The Chocolate

    Jan. 30, 2017,- Mika Peck, a conservation ecologist at U.K's University of Sussex, has been researching and publishing papers for years on the near-extinction of the Ecuadoran brown-headed spider monkey, and not much was happening to change the primate’s extremely threatened status.

Above: A 26-day-old endangered Sumatran
tiger cub cuddles up to a five-month-old
female orangutan at the Taman Safari

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  • Polar Bears InternationalPolar Bears International -
    Yes, They Have Their Own Group

    Their mission is to conserve polar bears and the sea ice they depend on. We also work to inspire people to care about the Arctic and its connection to our global climate.

  • Earth-Friendly DietEat Less Meat:
    Save More Wildlife

    Meat production is one of the main drivers of environmental degradation globally, and the crisis is rapidly growing worse.

    That’s why the Center for Biological Diversity launched their Earth-friendly Diet campaign.

  • The Last of Their Kind Eight Species On Life Support

    Oct. 3, 2016 - Other than the remote hope of cloning extinct animals, ponderings about extinct creatures are reserved for the imagination. Extinction is the reason we should cherish the creatures that still roam the planet, the ones we still have a chance to experience. This is especially true when it comes to creatures teetering on the brink of extinction.

    Click now for a glimpse
    (while you still can).

  • End of a Bumble Bee Species This Bumble Bee Is About to Go Extinct

    Sept. 28, 2016 -The rusty patched bumble bee, which can be identified by a rust-colored patch on its abdomen, was once a commonly seen pollinator from the midwest to the east coast. Unfortunately, scientists believe that it has disappeared from 87% of its historic range since the 1990s and that its population has declined by a startling 95%.

    Click now for a bad buzz.

  • Last 100 Yrs of Animal Extinction Every Extinct Animal Since 1916

    Click now for the images
    and the rest of the story.

  • Fla. Endangered Species Slideshow Endangered Panther Slide Show

    From Sierra Club - presented by Associated Organizing Representative, Aexis Meyer, MSc -This slideshow is being presented by Ms Meyer at various Sierra Club venues thorouhgout the country. It keys in on why we need to protect panthers and other endangered animals.

  • Bluefin Tuna Danger Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Are In Trouble

    This largest of tuna and can live up to 40 years. They migrate across oceans and can dive more than 4,000 feet...

    Click now for more and
    to watch a video.

The World's Ten Most Threatened Species

(What species are endangered in YOUR state?)

Ivory Billed WP
Mountain Gorilla
Javan Rhino
Siberian Tiger
Bamboo Lemur
Bamboo Lemur
Chinese Giant Salamander
Chinese Giant
Northern Right Whale
Right Whale
Hawaiian Monk Seals
Monk Seal